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Loving The Unlovable, The Different–And Yourself

Loving the unlovable is challenging at best. Even loving yourself can be difficult. Remember, Jesus gave His disciples what He called “a new commandment” (John 13:34). That commandment was simple, but difficult. “Love one another, as I have loved you” John 15:12, 17. We are living in times that love ...

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Choosing Sides In A Polarized America

Something that is readily apparent to everyone today is that the drama surrounding the current presidential election is polarizing our country more than ever before.  People want to know whose side are you on, and they are ready to passionately argue their stance, defend their position and even “unfriend” the person ...

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Never Deal With Difficult People Again

Let’s talk about difficult people. Know any? Everyone does and if you don’t, let me tell you, you’re the only person in the world. I say that with all due respect. Just this morning, I was mulling over the difficult people in my life, struggling with the ever niggling “what ...

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Can We Please Kill Super Mom?

Somebody recently asked my daughter to tell what her favorite Bible verse was. She said, and I quote, “Whatever that one about God knowing all about you, and loving you anyway. You know, that one that is on my mom’s tattoo on her foot.” (Ps. 139) Not exactly the Sunday ...

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Socialism, Christianity, and America

Since we have a member of the DSA (Democratic Socialists of America) running for president, and since he is attracting rather large crowds at his campaign appearances, I thought we should take a look at Christianity, socialism, and America. Are they compatible? Some (non-Christians) have made the declaration that Jesus ...

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